CLONED LIFESTOCK

BY PHILIP FINE

THE US National Academy of Sciences says that no significant evidence yet exists that eating products from cloned livestock causes harm. A committee - which included microbiologists, geneticists and animal scientists - said most of the serious risks are not human health hazards linked to food but from the potential impact of cloned animals on the environment that they interact with. That said, the report highlights the potential triggering of some food allergies from these animals' meat due to the unexpected proteins created by ...


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